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Peer Leader Academy Coordinator Jennifer L. Smith
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Office Location:We are located in room 334 in the Flawn Academic Center (FAC).
Note: "Fall Hire Only" indicates that applications for these positions will be accepted in the Spring Semester only, for students to begin work in the fall.
The Texas Interdisciplinary Plan (TIP) is a collection of selective academic programs at the University of Texas at Austin that has operated jointly out of the Colleges of Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Education. The mission of the Texas Interdisciplinary Plan is to transform the learning experience for students by creating small academic communities that promote academic excellence and leadership development. Together, the programs in TIP serve an average of 900 students per academic year. The three main programs are: TIP-Scholars, Texas IP Fellows, and Mentor Academy.
Student position(s) within TIP:
Academic Peer Mentor
Attention: This position accepts applications, conducts interviews, and makes selection decisions during the fall semester (October) so that students can enroll in NSC 321 for the following spring semester. Students applying this November, will actually be hired and appointed to work Fall 2013 through Spring 2014.
Students will NOT begin working until Fall 2014.
Texas Interdisciplinary Plan Academic Peer Mentors are successful and talented students (sophomores through seniors) in the Colleges Natural Sciences, Education (Kinesiology Majors Only), or Liberal Arts who assist first-year students as they transition from high school to UT. Academic Peer Mentors work as mentors and tutors for a full academic year. As mentors, they work closely with five to six first-year students to ensure academic success and promote the TIP small college experience. During the fall semester they meet weekly as a group as well as individually with their mentees. Mentors facilitate a group project within their Critical Thinking Course and train their students on the 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students in the spring.
Mentors also have the option to tutor an introductory course. As tutors, they help students in TIP with a specific introductory course. Tutoring assignments may be as tutors in a drop in lab setting or running review sessions prior to exams. Academic Peer Mentors are an integral part of the staff of the Texas Interdisciplinary Plan Scholars Program.
Hours of Work per Week-
Mentor Only - up to 6 hours per week
Mentor & Tutor - up to 10 hours per week
Required Qualifications: 3.0 GPA (overall), Be a current undergraduate in the College of Liberal Arts or Natural Sciences, Credit for or Enrollment in NSC 321: Introduction to Peer Mentoring and Leadership. This course counts as a Writing Flag and as a Leadership and Ethics Flag. Mentors must attend weekly training sessions in the fall and spring, Be an accomplished and enthusiastic student, Can effectively communicate with students, faculty and staff, Commitment of their personal time, Able to relate to people from diverse backgrounds, and open-mindedness
Front Desk Office Assistant (Fall Hire Only)
Provides excellent customer service to students including scheduling appointments with advisors, checking students in, creating and processing paper work, providing accurate information to current and prospective students, parents, staff and faculty. General office duties include accurately creating forms, checking forms, filing, answering the phone, making copies. Summer workers assist with Orientation including making orientation folders, assisting new TIP Scholars and parents. Prefer applicants with some office or customer service experience.